What’s your Week 2 upset pick? The FootballScoop staff weighs in

The FootballScoop Upset of the Week is back. Each week, the three of us will give you the game we see as the best chance for an underdog to dump a bucket of ice cold water on their opponents' (and Vegas') heads. Last week,...

“The Final Chapter” of Michigan vs. Notre Dame hype videos

Over the past few seasons, many rivalries have come to an end. 2011 was the last year that Texas and Texas A&M squared off, and this weekend another historic rivalry will come to an end (for the forseeable future at least) Michigan and Notre...

Video of the Day – Baylor highlights vs. SMU

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The Denver mayor didn’t know how to say Jim McElwain’s name, and he wasn’t happy about it

Colorado State opened its season on Friday night with an authoritative 31-17 defeat of in-state rival Colorado before a national television audience and 63,363 fans at Denver's Sports Authority Field. The Rams came two yards short of doubling Colorado's rushing output (266 to 134)...

Jeff Tedford may miss the Bucs’ opener on Sunday

Coaches aren't normally listed on injury reports, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may warrant an exception. First-year offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford is questionable for Sunday's opener versus Carolina. The former Cal head coach was hospitalized last week after an undisclosed surgical procedure, according to...

Comparing AP Top 25 to FootballScoop’s Top 25

Preseason rankings are meaningless, and Week 1 rankings are only slightly less meaningless. Especially in the age of the College Football Playoff and its 13 wise sages on the selection committee, where one and only one poll truly matters. Regardless, the United States Constitution...

New study concludes that coaches are not overpaid: “Compare them to public company CEOs”

An interesting piece yesterday by the New York Times took a look at a new study by researchers at Vanderbilt. The study dug up 947 coaching contracts from 2005 to 2013 and compared them to CEO's at public companies and they concluded that, contrary to...

Meet college football’s unlikeliest player: 39-year-old DT Andy Staten

There's something unusual about Culver-Stockton College (NAIA - MO) defensive tackle. He stands at 6-foot-5 and weighs 295 pounds. He wakes every morning with tremendous back pain. He has two child support payments. And he turns 40 years old later this month. Andy Staten...

Mack Brown’s North Carolina home burned down last week

Mack Brown maintained a residence in Linville, North Carolina throughout his 16 years as Texas head coach and had, understandably, increased his time there after stepping down from his post in January. Brown's wife, Sally, is a North Carolina native. In fact, the Browns...